Open Access to academic books: Working towards the “tipping point”

« Open access for academic books is deemed to be a relatively underdeveloped area. To help evaluate to which point this assumption is true and to understand the landscape, Knowledge Exchange ran a project on open access academic books between 2016 and 2019. Project research outputs included a landscape study, a survey report and a high-level stakeholder workshop in Brussels. This early focus on the topic of academic books in open access led to a better understanding on an European level both with regard to the current situation and what aspects of the landscape need further development and attention. (…) »

source >, Angela Holzer (DFG), Pierre Mounier (OPERAS), Jeroen Sondervan (Utrecht University), Graham Stone (Jisc), 9 juin 2020